While the nation is outraged and shocked at the horrific Kathua rape case, the people in power, especially the PM, have nothing but silence to offer. The disbelief over some ministers defending the accused have added fuel to fire.

This is what a few women leaders from the ruling party had to say about the pressing issue.

We'll let you decide what you want to make of them.

Source: Telegraph India

Smriti Zubin Irani

Union Cabinet Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting

Smriti Irani, in the past, had taken to Twitter to speak against the then PM on similar issues.

Meenakshi Lekhi

Bharatiya Janata Party's National Spokesperson

The minister most recently said this:

“BJP ministers were mislead in supporting the accused.”

Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister for Women and Child Development

Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing

When will others break their silence?